Bandar Tun Razak is a large parliamentary constituency in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, strategically located between Petaling Jaya and Cheras. It was once known as Kampung Konggo (or Congo Village) as this was a settlement for retired Malaysian army personnel who served in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the 1960’s under the United Nations. Some veterans still live in their modern houses built during the redevelopment of the area. Kampung Konggo was renamed as Bandar Tun Razak on 1st February 1984 by the fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Federal Territory
Bandar Tun Razak houses the LRT Bandar Tun Razak, The Kuala Lumpur Football Stadium, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital, Cheras Velodrome, Public Swimming Pool, DBKL Branch Office, Fire Station, The Specialist Teachers Training Institute and Technical Teacher Training Institute. Bandar Tun Razak is easily accessible via East-West Link Expressway, Cheras-Kajang Expressway and Sungai Besi Expressway.
Bandar Tun Razak is very well located and thus amenities are aplenty nearby. There are many parks in close proximity that is a great place for nature lovers and those who are fitness conscious to go to, the most prominent being Permaisuri Lake Gardens which is one of the most beautiful lakes in Malaysia. Many residents from Cheras, Bandar Tun Razak and Kuala Lumpur use the gardens for jogging, walking, exercising, picnicking, relaxing and other recreational purposes. There is also a large playground available for children in the lake gardens. Apart from the parks, Bandar Tun Razak has many places to shop and dine, which is convenient for families and also singles. There are many supermarkets where families can get their daily necessities from, such as Bhuiyen Supermarket, Star Grocer Taman Mulia, Blueberry Marketing, KK Supermart BTR2 and Taffany Marketing Sdn Bhd. You can find a good selection of restaurants and cafes in Abadi Cafetaria Bandar Tun Razak Kuala Lumpur, Restoran Selera Husna Nabilah Bandar Tun Razak, Monster Munch, Restaurant Kai Xin Corner Lot and Western Food that offer a variety of local and international cuisine. Bandar Tun Razak has its own charm which is little known to outsiders, in form of its night bazaar that was opened in 2006, by the name KL Downtown. Opening fairly late into the night to cater to night owls, this night bazaar also has an open stage for performances of various local artists.
There are a few malls in Bandar Tun Razak such as, My TOWN Shopping Centre, Cheras Sentral Mall, EkoCheras Mall where residents can do their shopping. One of the biggest advantages for families are the public and private schools that are located nearby, like SMK Seri Mulia, SM Sains Selangor, SK Bandar Tun Razak 1, Sri Sempurna International School and Confucian Private Secondary School which are easily accessible to the residents in the neighbourhood. Since Bandar Tun Razak is in Kuala Lumpur, the nightlife is very vibrant with places like TREC KL, Royale Crown KTV, Zouk Club Kuala Lumpur, Al Yusof Club House and Myway Permaisuri Family Karaoke located within a few minutes’ drive away. As for clinics that are close, there is Klinik Kesihatan Bandar Tun Razak, Klinik Kassim & Zubaidah, Tawakal Optometris, Aptimax Laser Eye Centre Sdn Bhd and Klinik Kesihatan Ibu Dan Anak Bandar Tun Razak where residents can go to in case of medical emergencies. There are many places of worship in the surrounding area for the convenience of those living around the area. They are Praise City Church KL, Masjid Saidina Uthman Ibn Affan, Tzu Chi Taman Taynton Community Centre, Durgai Amman Temple Desa Tun Razak and Gurdwara Sahib Jalan Sungai Besi (Shapha). There are also a few banks in the vicinity, like CIMB, Atm – Maybank Yayasan Pusat Belia Antarabangsa, Bank Islam, Public Bank and RHB Bank.
Properties in Bandar Tun Razak are leasehold. Prospective buyers and investors can view the projects in the surrounding area. The median price of properties here are as high as RM300,000 and median price per square feet is RM 421. There are a total of 463 properties available in Bandar Tun Razak. For those looking to invest and those planning on buying to stay, properties that can be checked out are The Holmes Bandar Tun Razak, Sommerset Close, Lumayan Apartment (Bdr Tasik Permaisuri) and The Holmes 2 @ Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras.
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